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Dec 28, 2012 5:30am PST
increasing number of muslim women are defying their religion by mailing out of their faith. the women are often ostracized from the families and communities. some experience violence. now in a ground-breaking move, muslim and christian groups are calling for interfaith marriages to be accepted. a report from london. >> when she told a deeply religious parents she intended to marry non-muslim, they were devastated. feared us because it would not be islamic league valid she would be committing a grave sin. >> a mother was very hostile because she said you cannot marry outside of your religion because it would cause massive issues in the future. fundamentally the biga problem thelly, i cannot marry outside of my faith and what does it mean as a muslim and for the community and how they perceive me. >> her husband, a christian, did not convert. >> we believe in one god. we have a similar book. in the form of the
Jan 1, 2013 8:00am PST
, our religions, our languages, our cultures, our memories of what we had been. and so we thought we had no history before slavery. and this man, this new name, this new label helped to facilitate that loss of memory. memory is the active agent of all collective social progress. if you cannot remember yourself, your suffering from serious debilitation. this novel is the story of an extraordinary woman who is a poor, blind waitress in richmond, virginia, who remembers past lives. and so she remembers timbuktu in the late 1300's, when her father was a priest who underwent cataract surgery at the university of timbuktu. she remembers her days in ancient egypt, when the to the chips were united thousands of years before. she remembers lives in west africa. she remembers all of this and she tells it to her grandson who wants to be a writer. they have a special relationship. she swears in the secrecy that he tell no one that she has these memories were people think she is a bit fruity, as she says. but she remembers these lives in extraordinary detail. and he is inspired by it. he gained h
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
rights leaders, including yourself were men and women of faith, but today, religion is very politicized. can you talk about that? >> faith, this belief, this sense that somehow and some way we will overcome, this belief that, in spite of all the odds setbacks, delays come interruptions, that we will make it, that we will arrive at a place where we recognize and respect and dignity and the work of every human being. it is the keeping with the philosophy and the discipline of nonviolence to believe that we will and we shall overcome, that we will not get lost in a sea of despair, that we will not become bitter or hostile, but with our faith, and we know the victory is there. it may take longer, it may be difficult, but you come to that point where there is no turning back without that sense of faith, we would not be where we are today. people ask me all the time what you did not give up, why you did not turn backed, why you did not fight back. my faith kept me going, kept me grounded, kept me anchored. >> president obama will be giving his renomination address at the democrati
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